Wednesday, June 16, 2010
THE LORDS OF THE SUNSET
The lords have been taking it easy for a while but they got their brightest palette out last night and painted the skies with gay abandon.
It was very spectacular and the punters on the sunset cruiseboats had a real treat.
This was as good as I can ever remember seeing.
This pic reminds me that I must retire my red ensign.
Tonight was special too and a few seconds after I took this pic I was treated to one of the better green flashes. A better wordsmith described the flash thus.
"a green which no artist could ever obtain on his palette, a green of which neither the varied tints of vegetation nor the shades of the most limpid sea could ever produce the like! If there is a green in Paradise, it cannot be but of this shade, which most surely is the true green of Hope" (Jules Verne)
For the people like me who have to know how things work here is a technical explanation.
NB Click on pic to enlarge it.
Posted by John Duncker at 5:21 PM